New York: A veteran Hungarian diplomat was appointed President of the forthcoming session of the UN General Assembly during an official ceremony in New York on Tuesday.
New York, July 18 (IBNS): Expressing deep concern over how migration and migrants themselves are being politicized and scapegoated in Hungary, an independent United Nations human rights expert on Wednesday urged the Government to immediately end its “crisis” approach to the issue.
New York, May 4 (IBNS): The UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Friday it was alarmed by reports that migrants and asylum seekers who are being held in Hungarian detention centres are being “deliberately deprived of food in contravention of international laws and standards”.
New York, Sept 12 (IBNS): New laws in Hungary, and Government attacks on civil society in the country, fuel “hostility, xenophobia, and discrimination against migrants, asylum seekers, refugees and all those trying to provide them support”, say a team of independent human rights experts mandated by the UN Human Rights Council.
New York, June 22 (IBNS): Hungarian legislation that criminalizes anyone who supports asylum seekers and other vulnerable individuals is “blatantly xenophobic”, “shameful” and “disgraceful”, the UN human rights chief said on Thursday.
Budapest, Apr 9 (IBNS): Hungary Prime Minister Viktor Orban registered a landslide victory in Sunday's general election.
New York, Sept 23(Just Earth News): The migration crisis and associated threat of terrorism are the greatest threats ever faced by the European Union, PÃ©ter SzijjÃ¡rtÃ³, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Hungary, told the United Nations on Friday , denouncing those that encourage â€˜wavesâ€™ of migrants, which were only putting thousands of people in danger.
Rome, Jan 21 (IBNS): At least 16 people died after a bus collided with the pylon and caught fire in northern Italy, media reports said.
New York, Dec 22 (Just Earth News/IBNS) The United Nations refugee agency, together with two European partners, urged Hungary on Monday to refrain from policies and practices that promote intolerance, fear and fuel xenophobia against refugees and migrants, including a campaign running through Christmas and into the New Year.
New York, Sept 18 (IBNS): The United Nations human rights chief said on Thursday he is "appalled" at the recent actions displayed by the Hungarian Government in its treatment of refugees and migrants, and urged European institutions to take firm action to respond to the crisis affecting several countries.